1968 Baylor Bears football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1968 record3–7 (3–4 SWC)
Head coachJohn Bridgers (10th season)
CaptainJackie Allen, Pinkie Palmer
Home stadiumBaylor Stadium
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Template:1968 Southwest Conference football standings

The 1968 Baylor Bears football team represented Baylor University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1968 college football season. In their tenth and final season under head coach John Bridgers, the Bears compiled a 3–7 record (3–4 against conference opponents), finished in fifth place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 322 to 206.[1][2] They played their home games at Baylor Stadium in Waco, Texas.

The team's statistical leaders included Steve Stuart with 1,320 passing yards, Pinkie Palmer with 818 rushing yards, Jerry Smith with 509 receiving yards, and Gene Rogers and Pinkie Palmer with 36 points scored each.[3] Jackie Allen and Pinkie Palmer were the team captains.[2]


September 21at No. 15 Indiana*L 36–40
September 28at Michigan State*L 10–28
October 5at No. 10 LSU*L 16–48
October 12at No. 14 ArkansasL 19–35
October 26Texas A&MW 10–9
November 2at TCUL 14–47
November 9No. 10 Texas
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, TX
L 26–47
November 16Texas Tech
W 42–28
November 23at SMUL 17–33
November 30Rice
  • Baylor Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 16–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


1968 Baylor Bears football team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Class
QB 17 Flynn, AlvinAlvin Flynn
Pos. # Name Class
S 21 Allen, JackieJackie Allen
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt


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